Guitars and tape collage / manipulation is deployed across two large electroacoustic soundscapes covering six years of life in the Halo District. Dirty and gritty. Heavy electric guitars jump out of the minimalist slow moving static of "Finely Dressed but Dirty." Topics: Lo-Fi, Electroacoustic, tape collage, Noise Rock
Piano, prepared electric piano and tape variations of "tah'naer", a composition for piano, hospital, and typewriters by J.Shell. tah'naer: Jeff Shell (Scream Sheet Studios, 1995) Halo Variation: Fay Marcy (Halo Auditorium, 1999) LGL Variation: Jeff Shell for Eucci (Eucci Pierpont 2005) Halo + LGL Variations: Jeff Shell (Eucci Pierpont 2005) Topics: Mechanical, 20th Century Classical, tape collage, Minimalism, Musique Concrete Source: Piano, prepared electric piano, typewriters, hospitals, tape, machines
Leftover raw materials that never turned into finished products of their own. Real instruments, heavily modified field recordings, generated sounds, series and transformations, and unknown abuses. 'Raw Cotton' offers a glimpse into some of the raw production processes and previously uncollected thoughts and designs. Undated material, 2000-2005. Collected and remastered at Eucci Pierpont, late 2005. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Electroacoustic, Minimalism, Improv, Clicks+Cuts, tape collage, Process
Finest early days tape collage. Pachyderm started life in spring 1994 as the third collection of recordings, then under the name "Forgiveness", that would become Eucci and The Audio ELW. While most of the preceding recordings were generally two-layer audio collages, typically of radio or some instrument, Pachyderm broke through by building in many layers. This was done without any multitrack techniques. It was accomplished initially by just using spliced-together headphone cables and... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: tape collage, electroacoustic, lo-fi, early works
Scenes from a life that inspired a summer catalog collection. Jeff Shell's Eucci brings banjo, rhodes, aggressive leads, and more and runs it through the minimalist musique concrete tape machine, bringing a cut up and softly distorted sound to faintly recognizable objects and a touch of bluegrass. Percussion, pops, and dusty instruments swarm around your ears like summer dreams in urban parks. Banjo by Kate Cheuffer Remastered and re-encoded by Sunhil, November 2009 ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Banjo Tune, Minimalism, Broken Beats, Tape Collage, Bluegrass, Musique concrete
Gritty environmental recordings. Cities, inner spaces, pianos, and sparse electronics fill out an intimate atmosphere of longing, memory, and aesthetic perfection. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: 20th Century Classical, Field recording, tape collage, Minimalism, New York, solo piano Source: New York City, Merediths, Halo District.